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Technical Writer

Job Title
Technical Writer
Job ID
27389640
Location
Arlington,  VA
Other Location
Fort Belvoir, VA
Description

Technical Writer

Crystal City and Fort Belvoir, VA

Top Secret/SCI Required. Can start with active Secret clearance.

 

Talent Orchard, LLC has been contracted by a top defense firm in their search for a Technical Writer professional for opportunities in Crystal City and Fort Belvoir, VA.

Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Responsibilities
Oversees the editing of material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications. Edits manuscripts by reviewing content for completeness, accuracy and correctness of language use and revises manuscripts to meet predetermined standards of style and accuracy. Looks for inconsistencies of thought, development or organization. Confers with authors to recommend treatment of material. Reorganizes, cuts or rewrites as necessary. May edit copy as well. Allocates print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles. Plans the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements. Verifies facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. Oversees publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements.


Qualifications
 

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Proficient in writing systems and cybersecurity documentation. Familiar with various modes of written communication such as project management plans, training materials, status reports, and briefings. 


About Perspecta
 

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.  Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.


Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

 

 

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